Dan R. Denton’s Guides

Dan R. Denton

Beaufort Car / Auto Accident Lawyer.

Contributor Level 8
  1. Deposition Instructions for Personal Injury Clients

    Written by attorney Dan Denton, 4 days ago.

    Under the law, the other lawyer has a right to take your “discovery deposition.” This means that you will be put under oath and the lawyer will ask you questions relating to this case. The lawyer’s qu

  2. Medical Malpractice in South Carolina

    Written by attorney Dan Denton, 5 days ago.

    When sick or injured people go to a doctor or hospital for medical treatment, they expect to be helped, not harmed. When health care professionals make a mistake that harms a patient they can and shou

  3. PERSONAL INJURY LAWSUITS IN SOUTH CAROLINA

    Written by attorney Dan Denton, over 1 year ago.

    STARTING A LAWSUIT If settlement cannot be reached with the insurance company, your attorney will consider the advisability of filing a lawsuit. In some cases, however, it is important to start a lawsuit immediately. No lawsuit should be started without your permission and a co...

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  4. Slip & Fall Law in South Carolina

    Written by attorney Dan Denton, over 2 years ago.

    Some lawyers consider slip and fall cases as the "Rodney Dangerfield" area of a personal injury practice - they didn't get much respect and had low expectations. The reasons may have included the perception that the law was stacked in favor of the property owner, or that juries w...

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  5. Workers’ Compensation Law in South Carolina - FAQ

    Written by attorney Dan Denton, over 3 years ago.

    What are the primary benefits provided to an injured worker? (1) payment of two-thirds of his/her average weekly wages (“Compensation Rate”) for the time he or she is out of work (“Temporary Total” p

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  6. Contingent Attorney Fees in Personal Injury Cases

    Written by attorney Dan Denton, over 3 years ago.

    Personal injury litigation is one of the few areas of the law where every person, regardless of their financial resources, have equal access to justice. The reason for this is thecontingent fee agreement where the fee a client will pay is a percentage of the total amount of any ...

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  7. Elements of Actual Damages in Negligence Cases.

    Written by attorney Dan Denton, almost 4 years ago.

    When one person is injured by the negligent acts of another, the injured person is entitled to be fully compensated for all injuries directly or proximately resulting from any negligent acts or omissions by the defendant. In determining the amount of compensation for injuries suf...

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  8. Client's Do's & Dont's in Personal Injury Cases.

    Written by attorney Dan Denton, almost 4 years ago.

    Communicating with your health care providers. DO NOT tell your attending physicians that you are represented by legal counsel and are pursuing a claim for damages arising from your injuries, unless

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  9. Tips For Trial Testimony

    Written by attorney Dan Denton, almost 4 years ago.

    Many witnesses fear the task of testifying in court. The experience can be far more pleasant for witnesses who know what to expect and have prepared for trial. When testifying in court, consider these "Tips for Trial Testimony": 1. Be Truthful. This common sense advice remains t...

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  10. Fear of a Future Medical Condition or Treatment May be a Proper Element of Damages

    Written by attorney Dan Denton, about 4 years ago.

    As long as the testimony is not offered for the purpose of proving the partys case, evidence of possibilities of a future condition or treatment, and Plaintiffs anxiety or fear relating to such possibilities, may be admissible. A plaintiff may recover damages for fear of possible...

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